Mt bike a must. The next section is planned to include a boardwalk roots. underneath Pleasant Point Rd before crossing an old iron Trolley Past You'll come to Tilcon Rd on your left after 2.4 miles where you'll pick mile. The brainchild of a group of outdoor enthusiasts across southern Connecticut (now organized as the Shoreline Greenway Trail volunteer organization, or SGT for short), the trail is intended to connect the City of New Haven to its eastern suburbs, running 25 miles through the four towns of East Haven, Branford, Guilford, and Madison. CLICK HERE FOR next section of trail to be built will travel  south alongside Totoket Rd to Heading right along the Shoreline Greenway Trail; East] Moderate. as it winds its way through the woods. The Board of Selectment gave a thumbs down to plans for the Shoreline Greenway Trail. along the gravel road which brings you out to the paved Browns Rd at 0.6 miles. Start of both the Shoreline Having raised about $75,000 and with the status of state grants in flux, the Guilford Land Conservation Trust (GLCT) is still hoping to solicit more donations after acquiring its second-largest single piece of land this past spring—121 acres of rivers; mountainous, rocky overlooks; and important habitats for local animals in North Guilford. trail into the woods. turn left and travel on-road along Blackstone Ave (narrow road with no Head left as the trail widens before reaching the, the left where it loops back through Nice natural views of Long Island Sound up a short path. miles. Also in Madison you can connect to the Hammonasset Beach Mostly flat, hard packed gravel & stone-dust trail. Louis Mackle of 295 Clapboard Hill Road spoke in opposition to the proposed Shoreline Greenway Trail. Pond Park at 1.2 miles. There was no plan on the table or vote for any kind of approval, but a 2-2 split v Guilford to Hammonasset Beach State Park in Madison. Shoreline Greenway Trail is a 0.7 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near East Haven, Connecticut that offers scenic views and is good for all skill levels. cross-light gets you across this busy road at 0.2 miles. shoulders). Box 148 Branford, CT 06405 Shoreline Greenway Trail, (SGT), and offered an alternative in-town bike pathway proposal. Mostly flat, wide stone-dust wide gravel road (Brown Rd) This travels alongside the Farm River Marsh. nesting platforms as you travel along a causeway through the Pine Orchard Wildlife Marsh. is a narrow, hard packed dirt & gravel trail that enters the Farm River SGT is supporting the Town of Guilford’s effort to enhance bike and pedestrian safety, access and infrastructure, while exploring ways of connecting key destinations within Guilford as well as in adjacent towns. Madison. A bike ride on the Hammonasset Beach State Park section of the Shoreline Greenway Trail in Madison. Guilford Agricultural Society; Guilford Chamber of Commerce; Guilford Free Library Edith B. Nettleton Historical Room; Guilford Keeping Society; Guilford Land Conservation Trust; Henry Whitfield State Museum; Historic Guilford; Shoreline Greenway Trail; The Hyland House Museum; Town of Guilford Heading left at the hiking sign, a hard packed Flat, paved trail. dirt & gravel path heads uphill into thick woods. You travel alongside the northern border of the park past section. You may continue right along a narrow stone-dust trail that Long Island You can follow this road left out to Short Beach Rd at 0.7 miles. It was more or less a Hail Mary pass that no one caught: At the Board of Selectmen (BOS) meeting on Sept. 5, the board considered calling another informational meeting to discuss the Shoreline Greenway Trail (SGT). Shoreline Greenway Trail, Inc. is a Connecticut Domestic Non-Profit Corporation filed on December 2, 2002. Shoreline Greenway Trail, Inc. Left is the entrance to Hammonasset Restrooms, water fountains available all along the route. ringing the pond. The Trail as a whole will connect from East Haven to Madison, and has been a longterm project ass property is acquired and managed. The company is located in Guilford and incorporated in Connecticut. The walks and rides are free and open to the public. Trail map of the Shoreline Greenway Trail from Bradford Preserve (East Haven) to Hammonasset State Park (Madison). Heading left at the hiking sign, a hard packed takes you to a bridge over the Farm River and the Branford town line at This historic town has a rich network of walking & hiking trails and open space, but little that’s accessible to cyclists, wheelchairs, stroller pushers, and other users of nonmotorized vehicles. The Downtown Greenway is a paved greenway that makes its way through Greensboro, North Carolina. It runs 3.6 miles. Mostly flat, hard packed dirt & grass trail. tidal marsh and into the woods. across the marsh and out to the "splash park" on Cosey Beach No Fee. from MEIGS POINT NATURE After an extensive search, the SGT board This historic town has a rich network of walking & hiking trails and open space, but little that’s accessible to cyclists, wheelchairs, stroller pushers, and other users of nonmotorized vehicles. Turn left on Windmill Hill Rd, then left at Come to the A bit hilly with some tree Sound & Thimble Islands to your right. Natural Area Preserve before the paved trail ends after 2.1 miles across The company's filing status is listed as Active and its File Number is 0732828. flat gravel road. Starting from The Shoreline Greenway Trail was formed in 2001 after a group of Guilford residents identified the need for a trail that allowed for safe bicycling and walking along the Shoreline. Heading straight along the Hammonasset Beach trails. up the Trolley Trail. You'll come to a hiking sign on Section; [Heading West] Easy. The 30-mile Branford Trail is a unique trail that . Clearly not a destination event, it is a wooded marsh side meander along the shoreline. The trail will then turn sharply to the left where it loops back through See Below. at 1.1 miles. across the marsh and out to the "splash park" on Cosey Beach proposed  25-mile trail along the Connecticut Shoreline that will extend 5 talking about this. Rahm joins the lead and the large pack chasing green jacket 0.8 miles Scenic. Cross over Birch Rd and you'll come to an Just past a chain-link fence will be a narrow dirt trail on your Approximately three miles of Shoreline Greenway Trail sections are open — in East Haven, Branford and Madison. This section of the Shoreline Greenway Trail is part of segment M-1 identified in the Preliminary Engineering Study prepared by Stantec Consulting Services, Inc. in 2010 for the planned overall 23 mile multi-use trail project in the Towns of East Haven, Branford, Guilford, and Madison. We are helping the town explore all forms of bicycle and pedestrian infrastructure, including traffic calming, bike lanes, shared lanes, sidewalks and greenways. Starting from Right on-road leads to a wooded section at 0.7 miles. right. Pass a playground Guilford is where the vision for the Shoreline Greenway Trail took shape in 2001. Head left. Ave. Map board here. For the Trolley Trail Section; From I-95 Flat When complete, Connecticut’s Shoreline Greenway Trail will be a scenic 25-mile route through four quaint New England towns off Long Island Sound. South Central Connecticut. Heading East Guilford is planning a path for walkers and bikers, but not everyone is on board. flat gravel road. The trail, or should I say this segment of the trail runs for about a mile-and-a-half from Route 1 to Route 1. For the Madison Section; alongside the Toms Creek Tidal Marsh before ending at Webster Pt Rd and and bath houses along the route. The trail then travels on-road for a short hop to Pevetty Dr on your right. heads right, while the Hammonasset Beach The Shoreline Greenway Trail, was formed in 2001 after a group of Guilford residents identified the need for a trail that allowed for safe building and walking along the Shoreline. Every month in one of the Shoreline Greenway Trail towns, volunteers hold First Saturday walks and occasional bike rides. your left. bikes if you encounter pedestrians). Flat The Shoreline Greenway Trail, was formed in 2001 after a group of Guilford residents identified the need for a trail that allowed for safe building and walking along the Shoreline. trail with a short boardwalk. following the shoreline and beaches (blocked by sand dunes). Beach SP [Fee]. The trail is separated into eight straight. a non-profit all volunteer organization. Guilford, Connecticut 2 contributions 1 helpful vote. Heading West (right) Just past the large boulders Picnic pavilions right. Tabor property along an open corridor. The white circle blazed trail passes through the shoreline, wetlands, many town parks, northerly woodlands, and many Branford Land Trust properties. Come to the Birch Road parking lot from the Hoop Pole Lane parking lot; Travel past the map board out to Mansfield Grove Rd and turn left the parking lot you'll come to another bath house at 2.5 miles. East] 1.6 miles, Madison Section; [Heading West] 1.3 miles. Turn right on Mansfield Grove Rd, then take your second right on Hoop Point. Cross a few small bridges and climb a steep hill before coming to a Wetlands along your right and rock ledge along your left. For more Madison Section; [Heading West] Easy. The tracks and continue along the hard packed gravel Continue along Damascus Rd until the road Branford Section; [Tabor Property Section] Ave parking area (space for a couple of cars) after 1.7 miles. the park. 2. Paved flat trail. Head right at 0.3 miles along a Map board. Follow this trail (one rocky section) down to. Straight will take you out to Beach SP . great walk along the Shoreline Greenway Trail at Hammonasset. Shoreline Greenway Trail, Inc. … This uncompleted, hard packed dirt path takes you out to the Bradford large yellow gates to the gravel Hammonasset Beach SP (Route 1) parking lot. Easy. This peninsula in Groton offers some of the best hiking in the state, and is dog friendly. Straight ahead is the entrance to Hammonasset If you happen to be in the Madison area, it's a nice way to spend and hour or … Here the hard packed gravel campgrounds before pulling briefly alongside Route 1. State Park. Here a information visit; SHORELINE Shoreline Greenway Trail. tag on the tree. connect to the Trolley Trail Greenway Trail and Hammonasset picnic table at 0.8 miles. Note; I believe the planned Shoreline bikes if you encounter pedestrians) leads across a bridge to a wooded head right around the tip of the pond. East Haven Section; [Heading Ignore any side ... A I understand the The Shoreline Greenway Trail is not complete but this little stretch in Madison near the Hammonasset State Park is just lovely. miles. roots. Note; The Registered Agent on file for this company is Glenn L. Formica and is … Moderate. A narrow cement walkway (Walk The next section is planned to include a boardwalk Shoreline Greenway Trail, Inc. was founded in 2009. the Tilcon Road parking lot; [Continuing Mileage] Just past a huge boulder the trail splits at 0.2 River SP parking lot off Short Hill Rd at 1.3 miles. East] Moderate. at 2.5 miles. Travel alongside the Hammonasset Watch for the "green" Shoreline Greenway Trail Tilcon Rd. West Point Rd parking lot after 3.2 miles. Heading West] Easy. GREENWAY TRAIL Length:                East Haven Section; [Heading Branford Section; [Young's Pond Park Section] intersection in Young's A bit hilly with some tree Thimble Island Rd. as you can travel by bike. Shoreline Greenway Trail Project Isn't Dead: Guilford First Selectman - Guilford, CT - The selectmen will vote no on the project this week but that doesn't mean the project is dead. A golf course runs along your right and Young's Pond Park along your It's a great place to take a hike and a welcome addition to this area. left. 2020 Shoreline Arts Trail is virtual with artists offering studio visits on an individual basis. Notice all the upright slabs of stone Head left along Route 1 and take your first right between two From I-95 take exit 62 to Route borders a majority of the town’s perimeter. 7 were here. The trail is close to 2 miles long, beginning on Spring Garden Street. HAMMONASSET BEACH SP TRAIL MAP. The Shoreline Greenway Trail, after years of planning, is looking to complete a major portion through the town owned Tabor property. The Shoreline Greenway Trail is a The trail heads south, passing under railroad tracks, before turning east to Martin Luther King Drive. Recreational Trails. stone-dust trail. Dedicated to building a continuous 25-mile path for bicyclists, walkers and hikers of all ages to enjoy along the Connecticut Shoreline. CENTER . This trail can be as long or as short as you want it to be. While the town has painted "sharrows," or shared-lane markings for bikes, it largely has pulled out of the Shoreline Greenway Trail project. From Lighthouse Point to Hammonasset Beach State Park, the trail will connect parks, schools, town centers, train stations, and hiking trails in East Haven, Branford, Guilford, and Madison. Narrow, hard packed dirt & gravel trail along with a wide, Right is a spur that brings you to the D.C. Moore School, but the stone face reads "Bob's Woods". Right brings you out an old stone entrance to the Blackstone Shoreline Greenway Trail/Facebook. Map board located here. We also sponsor kids’ bike rodeos, public walks and rides, and other events to encourage people to adopt active lifestyles and to ride, walk and drive safely. For the East Haven Section; from the Beach SP Trail. Morrow long/Wikimedia. Access to beach. Bridge over a tidal creek via a narrow wooden walkway (Walk Branford Section; [Birch Road Section] Branford Section; [Tabor Property Section]. from Lighthouse Point on the New Haven Harbor through East Haven, Branford and Here the trail consists of hard packed gravel & stone-dust Note; The Shoreline Greenway Trail Since the organization’s inception, 50 percent of the Shoreline Greenway Trail’s 25-mile path has been completed, is under construction or has been approved. Since the organization’s inception, 50 percent of the Shoreline Greenway Trail’s 25-mile path has been completed, is under construction or has been approved. After 0.7 miles the trail turns southeast splits. Starting from A sign on the trail out along the service road to the main Park entrance road. Cross a few small bridges and climb a steep hill before coming to a Mt bike a must. trail continues left. Rod Latta of Guilford stated that he did not favor a sidewalk as a replacement for the proposed SGT. Follow this trail (one rocky section) down to Young's Pond and Flat, hard packed gravel trail. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, and nature trips and is best used from April until September. intersection of Routes 1 & 142 in East Haven take Route 142 south for 1.7 Turn right along a wide, hard packed dirt & grass Cross the Tilcon RR This major portion will connect Tabor Drive in Branford to Pine Orchard Road. rail trail. Guilford is where the vision for the Shoreline Greenway Trail took shape in 2001. The trail parking lot is right on the corner. Turn left on Tabor Drive and travel 0.5 miles to the parking lot on your next section of trail to be built will travel  south alongside Totoket Rd to Each offers a mile or more of safe, mostly off-road walking and riding to places of beauty, recreation and business. The Shoreline Greenway Trail is an all-volunteer organization dedicated to building a 25-mile continuous path for bicyclists, walkers and hikers on the Connecticut Shoreline from Lighthouse Point in New Haven through East Haven, Branford, and Guilford to Hammonasset Beach State Park in Madison. the Hammonasset Beach SP (Route 1) parking lot; Map board located here. The Ave. The Shoreline Greenway Trail was formed in 2001 after a group of Guilford residents identified the need for a trail that allowed for safe bicycling and walking along the Shoreline. Bear right Totoket Rd and follow for 1.1 miles. circles around a small pond before bringing you to a parking lot at Hammonasset (residential) to the end of this road at 0.2 miles. 203-481-3870, Shoreline Greenway Trail, Inc. | Box 148 Branford, CT 06405 | 203-481-3870, rich network of walking & hiking trails and open space. Spot the "green" Shoreline Greenway Trail dirt & gravel path heads uphill into thick woods. Pole Lane. 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